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Rebuilding Dreamz Through Hoopz Basketball Court ...

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Add to My Calendar 04/27/2019 12:00pm 04/27/2019 7:00pm America/New_York Rebuilding Dreamz Through Hoopz Basketball Court Unveiling

School 13's basketball courts have been rehabilitated thanks to the generosity and hard work of the Willie Peterkin Foundation and Growing in Grace.

Music, Face Painting, Game Truck, and Special Guests.

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Governor Says 'Tax Fairness' is Key to Funding Social Programs

October 20, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy told a room of 300 community advocates that he will continue to push his agenda for what he has called “tax fairness” to help fund social programs such as New Jersey's Affordable Housing Trust Fund.

Murphy made the comments during a Friday ceremony in which he was awarded the Trenton-based Community Development Champion award by ...

Wayne First Responders Rescue Dogs Stuck in Storm Drain

WAYNE, NJ – Members of the local fire department responded to a call from a worried resident whose dogs had entered a stormwater drainpipe in Wayne and could not get out on Friday.

The dogs’ owner had been fishing while his dogs played in the water and explored the lake’s edge. They soon discovered the drainpipe and entered but did not come back out.

Fire Company #5 ...

Paterson Receives $325,000 in Open Space Grants

October 18, 2019

PATERSON, NJ - Efforts to restore Paterson’s Ivanhoe Mill Wheelhouse and Upper Raceway Park, as well to improve Eastside Park got a boost earlier this month thanks to a combined $325,000 in grant funding awarded by the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

The awards were part of a total of $975,000 in grants approved through the Open Space, Farmland and Historic Preservation ...

Jobs at Amazon

PATERSON, NJ - The Passaic County One-Stop is hosting a community open house with Amazon on Friday. The event will take place at the One-Stop Career Center, 200 Memorial Drive in Paterson from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

The event will be an opportunity for job seekers to learn about a variety of positions, both part time and full time, at Amazon locations throughout New Jersey. Warehouse ...

The Green Party of New Jersey Announces Its Endorsement of Corey L. Teague for Paterson School Board

October 16, 2019

Today, the Green Party of New Jersey (GPNJ) announced its endorsement of Corey L. Teague for Paterson school board:

“I am profoundly grateful to the members of the New Jersey Green Party for expressing their confidence in my vision. Our core values align and I believe this is a movement that will continue to expand!” said Corey after learning he had earned the endorsement from the ...

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Help Us Defeat Breast Cancer

October 20, 2019

Dear Editor:

Saving lives is what we do.

Firefighters are most often depicted as the men and women running into burning buildings, beating back smoke and flames, and risking our own lives to save others. While that depiction is accurate, there’s a lot more to it than that.

For members of the Paterson Fire Department, under the leadership of Fire Chief Brian McDermott, each time we ...

New Jersey Transit A National Disgrace?

This week’s question is a continuation of last week’s on New Jersey infrastructure issues. 

New Jersey Transit has more than 2,000 buses and more than 700 trains, and there are more than 900,000 trips taken on NJ Transit every weekday. In total, passengers ride more than 3.5 billion miles per year on the system. In the past, Governor Murphy referred to NJ Transit as a ...

Subvención de $ 486K otorgado a PCCC para el programa 'Caminos a la enseñanza ‘

PATERSON, NJ - El congresista de Paterson, Bill Pascrell, Jr., junto con dos de sus colegas de la Cámara de Representantes, anunció que el Departamento de Educación de los Estados Unidos ha otorgado una subvención de $ 486,662 a Passaic County Community College (PCCC) para apoyar la expansión de oportunidades educativas para estudiantes de Decendencia hispana el ...

Milestones

Wedding Bells for Oshin Castillo and Orlando Cruz

October 13, 2019

Oshin Castillo and Orlando Cruz were married at Lambert Castle on Sunday.

Oshin is the Director of Health and Human Services for the City of Paterson, and is also president of the Paterson Board of Education and Orlando is the District Manager of the Downtown Paterson Special Improvement District.

Paterson's Vincent T Marchese Inducted into New Jersey Drum Corps Hall of Fame

Vincent T Marchese, a lifelong resident of Paterson, was recently inducted into the New Jersey Drum Corps Hall of Fame.

Vincent has performed over the years with various drum & bugle corps throughout the area including the world famous Hawthorne Caballeros, with whom  he won many championships. 

Vincent studied drumming with Paterson musician ...